The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Mathematics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Mathematics over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mathematics (Maths)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 49 63
Rank change year-on-year +1 +14  
Contract jobs citing Mathematics 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.17% 0.87% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.03% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.61 £13.71
% change year-on-year -3.11% +43.03%  

Mathematics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 439 487 699
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.41% 84.70% 84.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 269 412
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Mathematics
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Mathematics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Mathematics in Glasgow

Mathematics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Mathematics in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Mathematics in Glasgow

Mathematics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Mathematics in Glasgow

Mathematics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Mathematics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Mathematics.

1 10 (83.33%) Perl
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 8 (66.67%) AIX
3 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 4 (33.33%) Law
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) EMC
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Korn
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) yum
5 4 (33.33%) PowerHA
5 4 (33.33%) Ansible
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) SAS
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management

Mathematics
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Network Security
1 8 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) AIX Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Coordinator
2 2 (16.67%) Designer
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Unix Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Unix Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) C++ Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) J2SE
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (8.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Linux
1 9 (75.00%) Unix
2 8 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
2 2 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) Korn
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
1 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Ansible
1 4 (33.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 4 (33.33%) yum
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) EMC
1 4 (33.33%) IBM
1 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 4 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg